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10+ Awesome Ways to Entertain Your Kids on Road Trips

If you are headed on a road trip, you must make sure you have some of the best entertainment for a road trip in your bag of tricks!  From inexpensive items that will keep kids entertained, to some things that are a great investment if your family loves to spend time on the road, these are some of the best ideas for entertaining kids on a road trip I have found!

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Mad Libs are so entertaining! Both my son and I were in tears with laughter just the other day doing these. It is educational when the kids are just learning about nouns, adjectives and such and then the stories are super fun and funny to read. This will keep the kids and you entertained!

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This Family Road Trip Box has a lot of fun games in it and it is packed nice and neat in a little box that is easy to pack and carry on your road trip. This one is great for the whole family with the great questions that will start fun conversations and help you learn a bit more about each other!

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I know I always loved looking for different license plates as a kid. This Ultimate Sticker Puzzles book is perfect for tracking what license plates the kids have seen and what kid doesn’t love stickers?

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I don’t let my kids play a lot of video games but when we are on a road trip that is an exception! This Nintendo DS is great for the kids and they have lots of educational games that you can play. Nintendo is great for the kids that are a bit younger because they have a lot of games that are less violent and more kid appropriate.

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This Dry Erase Activity Center is great for kids of all ages. Little kids will love to scribble and erase over and over and big kids can work on their drawing skills with more complex pictures or even practicing story writing.

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Hangman is a fun games for the kids to play. This magnetic take anywhere version is perfect for your next road trip. This is for the school aged kids who have at least some basic words in their arsenal.

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This Cube is great for the kid that is a bit older (like 7 and above) it is great for their minds and it will keep their hands occupied for a long time!

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This Tape Activity Book is a great way for the kids to use some creativity and make art while you are on a road trip! And if you are a washi addict like I am then you have plenty of extra tape lying around for them to be even more creative with!

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A Kindle Fire is actually a really cheap tablet option and it is great for kids that are able to read because of the great quantity of books available through amazon. Plus you can get lots of apps for the kids to play and you can load movies for them to watch. The big plus is the price if when they break it, you aren’t out hundreds of dollars.

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You may not have time to put together a whole travel kit, luckily this Travel Toy Activity Bag is all packed and ready with lots of fun games and activities. This is great for the younger kids aged 3-5.  My 3 year old daughter especially loves the water painting set.  She loves art projects so this makes a car-friendly fun and extra special treat for her on our road trips.

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Who knew pigs could land in so many different combinations! This Pass the Pigs game was one of my favorites as a kid! You toss the pigs like dice and get points for certain combinations when they land. It is a giggler for sure!

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What are your tricks for road trips? How do you keep your kids entertained when you are on a long trip?

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